EASI Award Programme

The Company of Entrepreneurs and The Company of Entrepreneurs Trust are supporting social innovation through the EASI (the Entrepreneurs’ Award in Social Innovation) award.

Early-stage UK businesses to apply for a grant of £10,000 and a significant package of support.

To qualify, a business must design and implement (or be ready to implement) innovative solutions to a social or environmental issue that affects the welfare and wellbeing of individuals and communities.

Each year, one such business will be selected to receive the EASI award following a pitching competition.

What’s in the award package?

  • A grant of £10,000
  • A 12-month package of support and fellowship including mentoring, networks, and introductions to other sources of funds
  • Opportunities to access products and/or services donated by Freemen and others

The EASI Timeline

  • 31st March 2022: Application close date
  • April 2022: Finalists selected and invited to pitching competition
  • May 2022: Finalists pitching competition
  • 7th July 2022: Award presentation at the Company of Entrepreneurs’ Summer Banquet, after which the support from the Company will commence
  • November 2022: Project presentation by award-winner and the Company to an invited audience during Global Entrepreneurship Week

For more information or to apply visit the award website.

Published: February 23, 2022. Categories: Funding and News.

More News …